Diane Haug, M.A., LPCC, (senior teacher) is a licensed therapist living in rural northern New Mexico. Her background includes a decade of working with adults and children dealing with life-threatening and terminal illness. Having completed the Grofs’ first three-year training program, Diane has been involved with transpersonal psychology and Holotropic Breathwork since 1986. As a senior staff member with GTT, she has taught modules internationally (Scandinavia, Europe, Russia, South America) and in the United States. Diane has developed GTT training modules including Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy and Healing and The Art of Integration.
Diane has a strong interest in using Holotropic Breathwork within a wide variety of contexts, including a Bioneer’s sponsored invitational gathering of “Unreasonable Women for the Earth”; an annual women’s retreat at the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico; a year-long “Gender Reconciliation and Social Change” training; “Breathwork and Psychodrama” through Southwestern College in Santa Fe, NM; and an indigenous healthcare program in the rural Philippines.
Diane is currently involved in collaborations with other transpersonal teachers including Wes Nisker, Roshi Joan Halifax, Luis Eduardo Lun, and Ralph Metzner. She is on the advisory boards of both the Satyana Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and WASIWASKA: Research Centre for the Study of Psychointegrator Plants, Visionary Art and Consciousness in Florianopolis, Brazil.
On a personal note, Diane ‘s interests include Buddhist practice, the wisdom traditions of native people, eco-psychology, permaculture design and building, and gardening. In addition to her work with GTT, Diane maintains a practice that includes both private and group work.